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Book with Abbey on Roma Now for the Royal Queensland Show

Posted in Local Events @ Jun 19th 2018 4:05pm - By Administrator
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The Royal Queensland Show, or the Ekka, is Queensland’s biggest annual event, and it’s gearing up once again to take over the Brisbane Showgrounds this August. Featuring a huge program of live music, food stalls, competitions, animal displays, monster trucks, FMX shows, fireworks, and more, the Ekka is an annual sensation that’s enjoyable for all ages and backgrounds. Taking place each year at the Brisbane Showgrounds, this enormous show celebrates and showcases the best of Queensland, and it’s one 10-day event that shouldn’t be ignored.

This year’s Royal Queensland Show is already set to go, with Main Arena “EkkaNITES” events including Adam Brand, Children’s Fireworks by MG Motor, Queensland Harness Racing, Famyard Friends and Drive, Lone Ranger and Tonto Stunt Challenge, Wild Colonial Boy Wagon Chase, Coco-Cola Dance Off, Lowd V8 Utes Super Challenge, Wheel Standing Monster Trucks Competition, Showtime FMX, Fireworks Spectacular, and more. EkkaNITES will be MCed by Channel 7’s Sammie O’Brien, and it’s ready to be the highlight of the Ekka this 2018.

As well as the nightly Main Arena events, the Ekka 2018 will enjoy a number of live music acts on the Gourmet Plaza Music Stage and the XXXX Stockmen’s Bar and Grill Music Stage. There will be a number of unmissable animal events, including Heritage Bank Pig Racing, Stud Beef Judging, and Canine Judging, Cat Competition, Horse Competition, Poultry Competition, and Pisciculture Competition, as well as the chance to get up close at Animal Boulevard. Other competitions taking place throughout the Ekka will include Apiculture, Bush Poetry, Decorated Cakes, Creative Arts & Crafts, Flower & Garden, Photography, Sculpture, Woodchop & Sawing, and more.

As with each Royal Queensland Show, don’t miss a big selection of food and drinks, which will be available at the Royal Queensland Steakhouse, Woolworths Fresh Food Pavilion, and Gourmet Plaza - plus licensed bars XXXX Stockmen’s Bar and Grill, XXXX Cattleman’s Bar, and XXXX Woodchop Bar.

Don’t miss Queensland’s biggest event taking over the Brisbane Showgrounds from August 10 to August 19!

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